ARCHIVED Scientific and engineering work for the development of hyperspectral imaging platforms (W7701-166147/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2016/10/11 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure
The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Roy, Josée
Contact phone
(418) 649-2932 ( )
Contact fax
(418) 648-2209
Contact address
601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
G1J 0C7


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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

i. The organization for which the services are to be rendered is Defence Research and Development Canada  Valcartier Research Centre. 

ii. The period of the Contract is from date of Contract to five years after award contract, inclusive.

iii. Following this Request for Proposal, Canada intends to award two (2) Contracts :

The responsive bid with the highest responsive combined rating of technical merit and price will be recommended for award of Contract /001; and

The responsive bid with the second highest responsive combined rating of technical merit and price will be recommended for award of Contract /002. 

If only one responsive bid is received, then a single contract will be awarded.  

iv. The total estimated amount of available funding is $4,000,000.00, applicable taxes are not included. 

- Firm part: $80,000.00, applicable taxes not included; and
- Task Authorization part: $3, 920, 000.00, applicable taxes not included.

If two (2) responsive bids are received, the distribution will be as follows: 

 Contract /001: $80,000.00 for the firm part of the Work + a maximum of $2,352,000.00 for the Task Authorization part.
 Contract / 002: a maximum of 1,568,000.00 for the Task Authorization part.

 If only one responsive bid is received, then a single contract will be awarded at 100% of the estimated amounts of available funding.

v. Canada has determined that any intellectual property rights arising from the performance of the Work under the resulting contract will belong to Canada.

vi. Work Location: The tasks that will need to be carried out for this contract will be classified as follows:

C1: Work that uses documents, data or equipment that are classified, protected or classified as controlled goods and that must be done on protected premises. This work can be performed on the premises of DRDC Valcartier or DRDC Ottawa or in the Contractors facilities if appropriate.

Approximately 15% of the Work should be classified C1.

C2: Work that must be performed at DRDC Valcartier since it uses equipment that cannot be moved to the Contractors facilities. This also include field trials.
Approximately 25% of the Work should be classified C2.
C3: Work that can be performed outside the facilities ofDRDC Valcartier; this Work can be performed at DRDC Valcartier, DRDC Ottawa or in the Contractors facilities, as decided by the Contractor. There are no requirement for the Contractor to have protected facilities that allow the processing of data, documents or equipment that are classified, protected, or classified as controlled goods.
Approximately 60% of the Work should be classified C3. 
To obtain further information concerning the work location, please consult Section 9, Work location of Annex AStatement of Work.

vii. All or parts of the Work will be performed on an as and when requested basis, using a Task Authorization (TA). 

A contract with Task Authorizations (TAs) is a method of supply for services under which all of the work ora portion of the work will be performed on an "as and when requested basis". Under contracts with TAs, the work to be carried out can be defined but the exact nature and timeframes of the required services, activities and deliverables will only be knownas and when the service(s) will be required during the period of the contract. A TA is a structured administrative tool enabling the Crown to authorize work by a contractor on an "as and when requested" basis in accordance with the conditions of the contract. TAs are not individual contracts.

viii. There is a security requirement associated with this requirement.  For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses.  Bidders should consult the "Security Requirements for PWGSC Bid Solicitations - Instructions for Bidders" ( document on the Departmental Standard Procurement Documents website.

ix. Bidders must provide a list of names, or other related information as needed, pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003.

x. For services requirements, Bidders must provide the required information, as detailed in article 3 of Part 2 of the bid solicitation, to comply with Treasury Board policies and directives on contracts awarded to Former Public Servant. 

xi. The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).

xii. The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.

xiii. This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program.

xiv. There is a Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity requirement associated with this procurement; see Part 5 - Certifications, Part 7 - ResultingContract Clauses and the attachment named Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity - Certification.

xv. The Contractor must complete and submit a Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence (FOCI) Questionnaire and associated documentation identified in the FOCI Guidelines for Organizations prior to contract award to identify whether  a third party individual, firm or government can gain unauthorized access to CLASSIFIED FOREIGN information/assets.  

For additional information :

This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in both official languages.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.E16848.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2016-08-17
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.F16848.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2016-08-17
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.E16848.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2016-08-29
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.F16848.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2016-08-29
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.E16848.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2016-09-15
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.F16848.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2016-09-15
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.E16848.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2016-09-22
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B028.F16848.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2016-09-22

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